World Tuberculosis Day
Global health experts see an uptick in political will in the fight against tuberculosis.
World TB Day this year is focused on leaving no one behind.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reasserts its commitment to improving our understanding of TB and how to prevent, diagnose and treat it.
Marking those who remain sick with the word “failure” implies that they themselves, rather than the disease, are to blame.
TB's drug-resistant forms know no boundaries.
By the time you finish reading this, TB will have killed at least 12 people.
I've been blind for 9 years because of tuberculosis. I lost my sight, my budding career in architecture, many of my friends and huge part of what I used to do in this life. I still dream that one day, I'll be able to see my 3-year old daughter.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the lead U.S. Government agency for international TB care, is working closely with the global TB community to expand and improve the quality of TB diagnosis, care, and treatment programs aimed at reducing TB-related mortality and preventing the development of drug-resistant TB.
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Today is World TB Day - and it's important to understand the impact of this global epidemic to encourage the political will and world interest to bring it to an end.